Posted 10:00 AM 5/23/2013 by By Dennis Thompson
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Statins are proven drugs taken by millions to lower their cholesterol, but the medications also could hamper heart patients' ability to improve their cardiovascular health through exercise, researchers say.
A small group of overweight or obese people (More)
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Posted 7:45 AM 5/23/2013 by Marissa Torres
A new report by the Centers for Disease Control says as many as one in five children, ages three to seventeen, experiences a mental health disorder in the U.S. each year. But often-- a correct diagnosis can be difficult to come by, especially when it comes to Autism.(More)
Posted 7:00 AM 5/23/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- While some fast-food chains are required to provide calorie and other nutritional information to help customers make informed choices, kids who eat fast food at least twice a week are 50 percent less likely to use this information (More)
Posted 7:00 AM 5/23/2013 by By Kathleen Doheny
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Teen birth rates in the United States are dropping sharply, especially among Hispanic teens, according to a new government report.
Overall, the rate of birth among teens aged 15 to 19 dropped by nearly one half from 1991 to 2011 -- from about 62 births (More)